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science. >> science? >> science is going to get the girls? that's it. >> yeah. >> this is from our friend at household hacker. >> let's turn whiskey. >> water. well sort of. >> why? >> to impress the ladies. already told you. >> i'll do anything. we start with two shot glasses. you fill one to the brim with water, one to the brim with whiskey. and then here comes the tricky part. take a piece of paper or card board and put it over the water or shot glass, flip it over, the glass on top of the whiskey shot glass. >> slowly move the card a bit in and open up the small slit between the glasses. >> there could be some trickle down from the water to the whiskey. >> this is going to be a density experiment that's going to blow your mind. >> all right. >> see what's happening. >> the water is going down into the whiskey. >> and the whiskey goes up where the water was. that's why this is a density experiment. >> see, the water is heavier than the alcohol so it sinks to the bottom of the two glasses. in the process, it displaces the whiskey and forces it up to the top. >> by the end of the trick h
. >>> a controversial proposed study off the coast has environmentest angry and worried. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is here where pg&e's plan is creating a lot of concern for marine mammals. >> reporter: 40-mile stretch of the ocean. from here down to south of pismo beach. beginning next month 12 days of blasting the water here, every 15 seconds with super loud sound. >> reporter: the power plant could be at risk from undersea earthquake faults. >> the state called for the study and we are committed with working with them. >> reporter: penetrate the ocean floor, echoes reveal faults but it could also hurt marine mammals. >> we will have safe protection zones. >> reporter: there will be only temporary effects on marine life but i obtained this report, there would be significant and unavoidable harm to hundreds of marine mammals. >> we have seen beachings of marine mammals around the world following large noises. >>> they say the state used better and more recent science that are better, less risky methods to explore the faults. >> you can get better, reliable data by going at it a
jose and among those, political science professors. i think mitt romney did a great job, obama looked a little off his game. i think mitt romney did a better job tonight. >> i think the winner is the president because he is the president and his opponent has to be able to say why he should be better than the incumbent and i don't think that was necessarily done tonight. >> and a debate feels 6 5% feels mitt romney won compared to 2 5% for the president. and 48% for mitt romney, compared to 2 5% for the president. >>> and fact statements you will find that on our website www.ktvu.com. >>> they will replace the death penalty with life in prison without parole. here are the -- here is the news about that. >>> and there is a dispute that happened in the city of glenn cove neighborhood. ktvu channel 2 morning news wopping wong joins us with more about the man accused of opening fire on neighbors. >> he said the sister martin he is a former marine and you can see the marine flag flying out in front of his home. the home of the toe people he shot was vallejo. i want to show you video as the
-- nobel prize in physics. he is originally from sacramento and received a bachelor of science from uc berkeley. he's now a physicist at the university of colorado in boulder. both judges credit them for inventing ground-breaking methods to observe the properties of quantum parols while preserving their quantum properties. >>> ahead closer look at why investors are feeling down on wall street. >>> and what happened late this morning for an amazing jump from the edge of space. >>> stocks are down after global economic growth and poor expectations for corporate earnings seasons with kicks off after the closing bell. dow down 98, nasdaq down 45, s&p down 12. >>> high winds today derailed plans for an man to launch a death defying 23-mile free fall in new mexico. former military parachutist baumgartner is on a quest to become the first sky diver to break the sound barrier. he planned to ride a capsule carried bay balloon into the stats fear then jump. but the balloon is so delicate it can only take flight of winds of two miles an hour or less. the 43-year-old now says he will try again. >>
meets rube goldberg meets weird science project. >> what does this thing ultimately do? >> jason is a huge photography and film man. >> oh. >> that's awesome. >> i want to be a part of one of these things. can we build something like this here in the studio. >>> ladies, this is the type of thing i used to dream about when i was a kid. taking a super fast go-cart and racing it through the hallways of the mall. they are in a pair of electric go-carts. the mall has been shut down for them. they do a pit stop here, grab drinks and off racing through the mall they go. right? >> this is awesome. you're right, this is like every kid's dream. >> i bet this extra fun because the mall floor is slick. taking a turn, slide out and spin. >> and turf the tires. >> this is at the destiny usa mall in syracuse, new york. these are a few of the pole position cars at go-cart raceway inside the mall. the two guys racing. >> that's the way to drive to work in the morning. >> the owners bob and bruce, they own destinies usa. >> they're grandpas. >> they are. >> grandpa racing this thing. >> those two
the first human rabies death in 20 years. our health and science center tells us how a single bat could have put dozens of people all over the world at risk. >>> it happened somewhere in south contracosta county. colonies of mexican free tail bats.. >> once symptoms develop it's fatal. >> after a bite the incubation phase is 2 to 6 months. >> the unidentified 34-year-old man was outside with friends who had found a bat quote flopping on the ground. one of them had the bat in a plastic bag. >> the i can't who died of rabys went over and stuck his hand in the bag and most likely was bitten. . >> he never reported the bite in march. took civilian work in iraq and became infectious. he flew home to kran traffic costa june 14th. four days later to bangkok for vacation. flew back to work in iraq. worsened. flew to dubai for treatment . >> there were 59 people who were identified and 23 of those people internationally received post exposure. >> the man's family also got shots. they urge people to avoid all contact with wild animals acting usually and all bats. immediate treatment can save lives. he
and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> google and a group of publishers announced a settlement over diggal copyrights. they scanned -- digital cop rights. they said it -- copyrights. they said they will get to choose which books are included. >>> san francisco authorities apprehended a man who jumped bail after a guilty verdict in a scam. jay shah disappeared last month and was arrested yesterday. he is one of five charged with draining the equity out of three condos by creating flaweddially ownership -- fraudulent ownership documents. >>> it is called called the greed bus. why it rolled into the bay area and who it is targeting in the election. >> and a link between three cups of coffee or more a day and a condition that could effect your eyes. ñçbÑ >>> a political movement called stop the greed bus tour came to oakland today, they respect to get the greed out of politics and targeting the billionaire coke brothers. proposition 32, the measure on the ballot that would ban contributions to political candidates. >> how dare the coke brothers come into my communit
produce. in these fields lies a conflict over the science this fifth generation former uses. >> by buying these seeds we use much less herbicides and sometimes not at all. >> reporter: the seeds are genetically modified to resist insects and require less water. >> the only way we can survive in california is we have to be on the cutting edge of the latest technology. >> reporter: at the strauss family farm, organic dairy farmer albert strauss is pushing back against genetically modified technology. >> i have my own concerns about what affects it has on land, what affects it has on animals. >> reporter: he worries that bio engineering crops can contamination organic crops like his cow's feeds. these two california farmers represent the two sides of this war. people have if right to know if their foods is made from gmo. >> we're saying put it on the label and let people make choices for themselves about what they buy and eat. >> reporter: but opponents say requiring labels on genetically modified foods will make people think they are not healthy. >> by putting a scary sounding label on food
science and research, all the things that are helping america grow. i think that would be a mistake. >> just so everybody understands, we are way over our first 15 minutes. we are still on the economy. we'll come back to taxes and move on to the deficit and a lot of other things, too. >> mr. president, you are absolutely right, with regard to 97% of business is not taxed at the 30 boppers in tax rate, they are taxed at lower tax rate. but those top 3% employee half the -- those are the businesses that employ one-quarter of all the workers in america. your plan is to take that tax rate from 38% to 40%. federal income tax, federal payroll tax, state income tax, state sales tax, gasoline tax, it adds up to 50% oo what they earn. your plan is to take the tax rate on successful small businesses from 35% to 40%. the national federation of businesses has said that will cost 700,000 jobs. i don't want to cost jobs.+ my priority is jobs. what i'd do is bring down the tax rate, lower deductions and exemptions, the same idea behind bowles-simpson, by the way. get the breaks down, lower deducti
. >> reporter: but u.s. political science professor cook says the romney campaign has been playing the expectations game both ways. >> coming out the conventions until now. certainly for the romney campaign hasn't been positive and they made the argument, wait until the debates come around. >> reporter: cook says romney has an advantage by simply appearing on stage with a sitting president. and romney could take advantage as the debate makes it to the economy. voters will have their chance to decide with two more presidential debates to follow this month. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and you can watch that debate live right here on ktvu channel 2 this wednesday. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by a special edition of ktvu news. >>> a new analysis shows a record 23.7 million latinos will be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. that is more than 20% from 2008. the hispanic research says that the turn out is usually smaller than that of whites and african americans about 50%. that could be because eligible latino voters are younger and fewe
schoolers to pursue science and engineering using only digital cameras and telescopes, they studied the brightens of stars and how it varies over times. >> one of the many types when an amateur astronomer can help the scientific community more than a professional can. >>> - - >> they find out tonight if they win. >>> complaints about a notorious foreclosure process are already dropping as the nation's landmark settlement is just about to go in effect. the deals between states and the largest lenders starts tomorrow. complaints about dual tracking dropped by 50% last month. that's when banks begin foreclosure proceedings at the same time as they're working on loan modifications. that practice is restricted under this new settlement. >>> we are following development news in hayward coming up in two minutes the new detail we're uncovering about a serious shooting just moments after officers arrive. >>> this couple dedicated they're lives to feeding the homes. but now they're ready to step aside and the question is, who's going to take over their job? mother nature's cool like that. mo
want to see it as it moves from lax to the california science center. police warn they will close most sidewalks along the route for safety reasons. >>> new information about a san jose principal accused of not reporting allegations of sexual abuse by a teacher. the evergreen schoolteacher released notes showing a second grade student told principal that a teacher blindfolded her and put something in her mouth. now prosecutors say the principal should have reported that to the police and child protective services. the teacher allegedly molested another student three months later and was arrested. >>> 6:25. california's money problems are forcing more student tsz to go -- students to go to college out of state. uc and csu schools already pack the students from other states that pay more tuition here. they are cutting enrollment for california residents they is frustrating for those that would rather stay here in california. >> here in california tuition is going up every year every month. it's getting expensive. >> colleges in oregon, washington state, arizona, and ohio are aggressively
death in 20 years. our health and science editor john fowler tells us why it's an international first for an american and what it means for bay area residents. >> reporter: it happened somewhere in south contra costa county, where freeway overpasses offer ideal homes for colonies of mexican free tail bats. the species linked to this case of rabies. >> once the symptoms develop, it's universally fatal. >> after a bite or exposure to wild animal, the incubation phase is two to six months. >> reporter: health officials say the unidentified 34-year-old man was outside with friends who had found a bat, quote, flopping on the ground. one of them had the bat in a plastic bag. >> the gentleman who died of rabies went over and stuck his hand in the plastic bag and most likely was bitten. >> reporter: said to be a bay bridge contractor, he never reported the bite in march, took civilian work in iraq, and became infectious. the cdc says he flew home to contra costa county june 14th. four days later, san francisco to bangkok for two weeks vacation, had close contact with two people, flew back to
of science and security and jobs depend on our ability to put a greater priority on our nation's defense and a balanced budget than more tax cuts for millionaires and bill -- billionaires. >> bob woodward's book said it was the president's idea on sequestration, what is ironic, when the president was in the senator he and hillary clinton introduced a bill to allow workers to have greater notice and now doesn't want to comply with the law because the notices fall before the election and here's the most disturbing fact. what sequestration does to our national security and this president has not shown leadership, and i'm deeply concerned. he should be leading the effort now in congress to resolve this. >> chris: we have less than a minute left and i'd like you to share it equally. early indications, after the debate, that romney got some kind of bump in the polls, i would ask you both, briefly, 30 seconds, each, governor, where does the race stand now. >> i think we have three more debates coming up, one of which is the vice presidential campaign. where paul ryan has been very specific abou
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